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McNerney votes for resolution to pull out of Afghanistan

Congressman Jerry McNerney (Pleasanton, 11th) voted today in favor of the Afghanistan War Powers Resolution, directing the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Mar 19, 2011 at 9:44 am | 5 comments | 1511 Views

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Cook-Kallio urges telephone, email campaign to save 'We the People' funding

Pleasanton City Councilwoman Cheryl Cook-Kallio, a teacher at Irvington High School in Fremont who coaches the school's "We...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Cheryl Cook-Kallio, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 2539 Views

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Brown gives Californians 'update' on budget negotiations--on YouTube

In his first YouTube address since taking office, Governor Jerry Brown called on state legislators to let voters have a voice...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Meg, on Mar 24, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 6 comments | 1775 Views

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Somber service at Livermore Airport for Pleasanton soldier killed in Afghanistan

Family, friends and uniformed men and women paid their final respects to Army Specialist Jameson Lynn Lindskog today, whose...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by South Asian Samaritans, on Apr 14, 2011 at 6:41 pm | 9 comments | 5543 Views

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Prop. 8 judge says he saw no reason to step down because he's gay

The now-retired federal judge who struck down California's ban on same-sex marriage said in San Francisco Wednesday he saw...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:28 pm | 11 comments | 1989 Views

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McNerney introduces bill for Altamont Corridor Rail Project

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D., Pleasanton) today introduced legislation to help fund the Altamont Corridor Rail Project,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Kemo Sabe, on Apr 20, 2011 at 10:49 am | 13 comments | 2700 Views

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Area residents protest Chevron's tax return

More than 30 people spent their lunch hour protesting outside Chevron's headquarters in San Ramon on Monday afternoon. Participants...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by John, on Apr 20, 2011 at 11:07 pm | 10 comments | 2470 Views

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Budget, layoffs on school board agenda for tonight

The budget and more layoffs are among the topics set for discussion at tonight's school board meeting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by pRes, on Apr 29, 2011 at 10:04 am | 17 comments | 2662 Views

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Brown kills death row project at San Quentin

Calling plans for construction of a pricey new San Quentin death row "unconscionable," Gov. Jerry Brown today pulled the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on May 5, 2011 at 10:37 pm | 3 comments | 1456 Views

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Brown seeks to merge personnel agencies, saving $5.8-million

Taking action to trim government bureaucracy and save California taxpayers millions of dollars, Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr....

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by dublinmike, on May 11, 2011 at 11:09 pm | 7 comments | 1594 Views

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2 dogs adopted out from 10 rescued from hoarders

Little Bear is a sweetheart. She's a large black dog, apparently a Labrador-chow mix, who loves to take walks and get attention...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Sara, on May 17, 2011 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1983 Views

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Tri-Valley cities seek 'community' recognition in redistricting

Five Tri-Valley cities are petitioning a redistricting commission to keep their municipalities together as new legislative...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by Kelley, on May 31, 2011 at 1:49 am | 12 comments | 2374 Views

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Haggerty disappoints Pleasanton leaders in 'State of County' remarks

Alameda County Supervisor delivered what was billed as a "State of the County" address Tuesday, but it was more like a chat...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on May 26, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 27 comments | 1803 Views

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Hundreds gather in Pleasanton to pay tribute to veterans

Hundreds turned out for Monday's Memorial Day observance in Pleasanton, many carrying small flags and all joining in singing...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 1, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 10 comments | 2182 Views

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Brown cuts 400 'positions' in prison system to reduce costs

Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. Tuesday announced "long overdue" personnel and program restructuring at the California Department...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Wesley G., on Jun 2, 2011 at 6:56 am | 3 comments | 1614 Views

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State sales tax drops by 1% tomorrow

The statewide sales and use tax rate will decrease by a full percentage point starting tomorrow, July 1. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 2, 2011 at 6:15 am | 17 comments | 6071 Views

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Controller publishes state government payroll figures

State Controller John Chiang today updated his website showing the salary, pension benefits and other compensation for 256,222...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Leland, on Jul 8, 2011 at 7:05 am | 26 comments | 2458 Views

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Cal State raises fees 12%, hikes one new president's salary by $100,000

California State University trustees approved a 12% tuition hike Tuesday that will take effect at Cal State East Bay and...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Freddy, on Jul 15, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 16 comments | 2137 Views

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Candlelight vigil tonight in front of the museum

Pleasantonians 4 Peace will host a candlelight Vigil tonight at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 13, in front of the Museum On Main,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by What, on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1598 Views

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Police Report

July 13 Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=8385 posted Friday, July 22, 2011,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
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